Kano Pillars now have 48 points from 27 matches
Kano Pillars are back on top of the Nigerian league after beating Rangers 2-1 in a Week 29 game at home on Saturday.
Pillars now have 48 points from 27 matches, while erstwhile leaders Bayelsa United, who have recorded 46 points, play at home against Sharks on Sunday.
Midfielder, Rabiu Ali was Pillars hero with a brace. He opened scoring in the 14th minute and before the Kano fans could finish the celebrations, Chinedu Udeagha equalised for Rangers in the 15th minute. Ali completed his brace in the 20th minute to take his goals’ haul to 10 this season.
He said that he is delighted his goals won the game for his team. “I thank Allah for giving me the grace to score the goals to help my team get victory. I will keep doing my best and work hard to see that we do well in our subsequent matches,” Ali promised.
Results on Saturday
Pillars 2 Rangers 1
Dolphins 0 Enyimba 0
El Kanemi 1 Kaduna Utd 0
Kwara vs Warri Wolves Stalemated
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